Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun parole

3 senses of parole

Sense 1
parole, word, word of honor -- (a promise; "he gave his word")
       => promise -- (a verbal commitment by one person to another agreeing to do (or not to do) something in the future)

Sense 2
password, watchword, word, parole, countersign -- (a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group; "he forgot the password")
       => positive identification -- (evidence proving that you are who you say you are; evidence establishing that you are among the group of people already known to the system; recognition by the system leads to acceptance; "a system for positive identification can prevent the use of a single identity by several people")
       => secret, arcanum -- (information known only to a special group; "the secret of Cajun cooking")

Sense 3
parole -- ((law) a conditional release from imprisonment that entitles the person to serve the remainder of the sentence outside the prison as long as the terms of release are complied with)
       => liberation, release, freeing -- (the act of liberating someone or something)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb parole

1 sense of parole

Sense 1
parole -- (release a criminal from detention and place him on parole; "The prisoner was paroled after serving 10 years in prison")
       => free, liberate, release, unloose, unloosen, loose -- (grant freedom to; free from confinement)

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